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  • Counting Concurrent Jobs
    In Formulas and Functions
    Each row in this spreadsheet is a "Job". I'm trying to count (project the count by month) concurrent "Active" jobs (rows) based on a start and finish date of the job. I created two columns (per 12 months) to set the cr…
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    Accepted Answer 11 views 4 comments Most recent by Andrée Starå
  • How to find the largest Items in a list and their corresponding Item names?
    In Formulas and Functions
    Hi, I'm trying to identify the TOP 5 most Requested Items in my Inventory list. I have a formula in place that finds the value of the Top 5 (Formula #1); however, my formula (Formula #2) that finds the corresponding Item Names of the TOP 5…
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    Answered - Pending Review 14 views 1 comment Most recent by SoS | Dan Palenchar
  • Is there a formula that will automatically add zeros in front of numbers added to a cell?
    In Formulas and Functions
    Is it possible to have this number show, 000000065145, while only typing in 65145? I need to have seven leading zeros before the number.
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    Accepted Answer 16 views 2 comments Most recent by Andrée Starå
  • It's Only Blocked Until I Kick It
    In Formulas and Functions
    I have a formula that leverages some sheet summary formulas and returns a true/false to support a report filter. When I change data in the sheet the sheet summary formulas sometimes return a #BLOCKED, but it is not consistent. When it do…
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  • COUNTIFS referencing date ranges specified in Sheet Summary
    In Formulas and Functions
    I'm trying to count the number of cells (dates) that fall between two dates that are selected in sheet summary. In excel I've been able to make this work =COUNTIFS($C$7:$C$47,">="&$H$1,C7:C47,"<="&$H$2) H…
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    Accepted Answer 16 views 5 comments Most recent by Andrée Starå
  • Anyone let me know why this Formula is failing to work
    In Formulas and Functions
    It says INCORRECT ARGUMENT SET?? =IFERROR(VLOOKUP([Description List]1, {TGS Part No}, 3, false), 0)
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    Question 15 views 1 comment Most recent by Andrée Starå
  • How to add percentage with a blank cell and get the result in percentage format?
    In Formulas and Functions
    Hello everyone, I am adding 2 different Efficiencies to show the Total efficiency. When there are values in the cell it works just fine, but when I am adding a percentage with a blank cell (or even a Zero) , the final result doesn't get co…
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    Accepted Answer 13 views 3 comments Most recent by Lidiya S.
  • Sheet Summary formula for counting unique values within a multi-select dropdown column?
    In Formulas and Functions
    I am trying to count the number of unique systems used within a workflow. I have dozens of possible internal systems listed within a restricted, multi-select, dropdown menu. As these systems are populated to the grid (sometimes multiple wi…
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    Accepted Answer 49 views 5 comments Most recent by Ruth wright
  • Alphabetize Using Formula
    In Formulas and Functions
    Is there a way to easily alphabetize a list using a formula in smartsheet? In Excel, I would use the simple formula shown below to assign a numerical value to each unique list item. =COUNTIF([Unsorted Range],"<="&[Specific…
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    Question 19 views 0 comments Started by Amy Foeller
  • Status Formula
    In Formulas and Functions
    Hi all, I am struggling to create a formula that works and wonder if you can help me….   Duration Equal to or Less than 0, Gray. Duration Greater than 0 but “Email Sent” & “Return Old Device” unchecked, Yellow. Duration Greater than 2…
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    Answered - Pending Review 19 views 3 comments Most recent by Andrée Starå